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Impact of The ‘No Child Left Behind Policy’

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TENTH PARLIAMENT OF GUYANA – FIRST SESSION (2012)

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NOTICE PAPER NO. 148

Member Asking: Ms Africo Selman, M.P.

Minister Answering: The Minister of Education

IMPACT OF THE ‘NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND POLICY’


Could the Hon. Minister of Education inform this House whether an evaluation has been conducted to ascertain the impact of the ‘No Child left behind Policy’ on the delivery of education in Guyana.

(Notice Paper No.148 (Q 90 Opp. 89) published on 2013-02-05)

Minister Answering: The Minister of Education

Answer

An evaluation of the “Grade Repetition/Retention and Automatic Promotion” policy is currently being undertaken. This fact is public knowledge as is evidenced by the dozens of news reports on said ongoing evaluation. Egs. of said news reports can be found at Guyana Times, Tuesday January 24, 2012; Kaieteur News, Thursday May, 24, 2012.


Date Received: 2013-02-05

Date For Order Paper: 2013-02-22


Submitted by Hon. Priya Manickchand MP
April, 2013

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